†family Pteraichnidae Lockley et al. 1995 (pterosaur)

Reptilia - Pterosauria - Pteraichnidae

Full reference: M. Lockley, T. J. Logue, J. J. Moratalla, A. P. Hunt, R. J. Schultz and J. W. Robinson. 1995. The fossil trackway Pteraichnus is pterosaurian, not crocodilian: implications for the global distribution of pterosaur tracks. Ichnos 4:7-20

Parent taxon: Pterosauria according to M. Lockley et al. 1995

See also Kim et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Aidacharidae, Antipus, Archaeopteryx vicensensis, Arcticodactylus, Austriadactylus, Austriadraconidae, Campylognathoides indicus, Campylognathoididae, Caviramus, Daohugoupterus, Eurolimnornis, Eurolimnornis corneti, Laopteryx, Laopteryx priscus, Macronychoptera, Ornithocephalidae, Ornithocheirus hilsensis, Ornithocheirus nobilis, Ornithochirus, Palaeocursornis, Preondactylus, Ptenodactylus brachyrhinus, Ptenodactylus capito, Ptenodactylus crassidens, Ptenodactylus dentatus, Ptenodactylus enchorhynchus, Ptenodactylus eurygnathus, Ptenodactylus macrorhinus, Ptenodactylus oxyrhinus, Ptenodactylus platystomus, Ptenodactylus polyodon, Ptenodactylus scaphorhynchus, Ptenodactylus tenuirostris, Pteranodontes, Pterodactyli, Pterodactyloidea, Pterodactylus curtus, Pterodactylus hopkinsi, Pterodactylus huxleyi, Pterodactylus oweni, Pterodactylus primus, Pterodactylus suprajurensis, Rhamphorhynchoidea, Rhamphorhynchus jessoni, Rhamphorhynchus manselii, Rhamphorhynchus pleydellii, Scaphognathoidea, Scleromochlus, Seazzadactylus, Sharivopterygia, Tribelesodontoidea, Wukongopteridae, Ptenodactylus

Subtaxa: Haenamichnus Pteraichnus Purbeckopus

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Type: Pteraichnus

Ecology: volant piscivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Argentina (1 collection), Canada (1: Alberta), China (4), Japan (1), Mexico (2), South Korea (7), Spain (7), the United Kingdom (2), United States (2: Utah)

• Jurassic of France (1), Poland (1), Portugal (2), Spain (4), United States (13: Arizona, California, Colorado, Oklahoma, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 48 collections including 53 occurrences

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